DUI Laws Could Be Changing

DUI Laws Could Be Changing

  The National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend to states that they lower the blood-alcohol content that constitutes drunken driving. Currently, all 50 states have set a BAC level of .08, reflecting the percentage of alcohol, by volume, in the blood. If a driver is found to have a BAC level of .08 or […]

Multitasking is Dangerous

Multitasking is Dangerous

  If you think that your ability to text, talk, or email while driving is impressive… think again! It’s dangerous, and it can lead to a dangerous situation on the road. We may feel compelled to check our phones whenever we hear our alert tones— and, maybe you have been able to do so without […]

10 Fun Facts About Cars

10 Fun Facts About Cars

  Although cars can seem like a pretty mundane topic, there are plenty of car-related facts that have the potential to whet your appetite for learning more about the automotive industry. Here are ten of our favorites:   1. The average person spends two weeks of their entire life waiting at red lights. 2. The […]

A New Flying Car

A New Flying Car

  Although countless small companies have tried to commercially develop flying cars over the past several decades, we’re still not seeing Blade Runner-esque vehicles cruising over our rooftops … yet. Terrafugia is one of the groups currently trying to change that situation – a fully-functioning prototype of its Transition fixed-wing “roadable airplane” is currently undergoing […]

10 Most Useless Car Technologies

10 Most Useless Car Technologies

  Sure, it’s easy to complain. But these car technologies deserve to be called out for being underwhelming, frustrating, or just plain pointless.   Paddle Shifters for Automatic Transmissions In theory, the ability to manually shift an automatic with nice, prominent steering-wheel paddles makes some sense. Many of us don’t want the inconvenience of a […]